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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
545 AM MDT WED JUL 30 2014

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LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-SOUTHEAST UTAH-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
545 AM MDT WED JUL 30 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

EXPECT SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO REDEVELOP THIS MORNING
BECOMING SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THIS AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY OVER
HIGHER TERRAIN AND THE NORTH. THE STRONGEST CELLS WILL BE CAPABLE
OF GENERATING LARGE AMOUNTS OF RAINFALL IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME.
LOCALIZED FLOODING IS POSSIBLE. IN ADDITION TO HEAVY RAIN...
STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WIND GUSTS FROM 30 TO 40
MPH...SMALL HAIL...AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL DIMINISH THIS EVENING...WITH ONLY A FEW
REMAINING OVERNIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THURSDAY-FRIDAY...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL AGAIN
DEVELOP THURSDAY AFTERNOON. THESE STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE AS
WIDESPREAD...AND RAIN IS NOT EXPECTED TO BE AS HEAVY AS DURING THE
EARLY PART OF THE WEEK. A SLIGHT UPTICK IN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR ON FRIDAY.

SUNDAY-TUESDAY...THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR ANOTHER MONSOONAL
SURGE LATE THIS WEEKEND AND EARLY NEXT WEEK. AS A RESULT...SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD WITH CELLS PRODUCING
HEAVY RAIN MORE PREVALENT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED TODAY OR TONIGHT...HOWEVER
SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO RELAY RAINFALL AMOUNTS OR ANY OBSERVED
FLOODING TO THE GRAND JUNCTION FORECAST OFFICE.

$$

EH/NL



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